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How to Tell Stories in Street Photography

Why is street photography so great– and how can we make ‘better’/more engaging photos? My suggestion: tell more engaging stories through your</b> …

Figure Out Where Your Photos Are Illegally Being Used Online

A few years ago I was scrolling through the home page of a large magazine and saw a photo I had taken featured in the middle of its homepage. The pic …

Google Search

How to Cancel App Store and Apple Music Subscriptions

Several TV and music services and other apps offer free trials through the App Store that automatically renew to become paid subscriptions after the trial period ends.<p>If you want to prevent an App Store subscription from running beyond the trial period or cancel a subscription you're currently …

How to Elevate Your Photography to the Next Level

You’re feeling stuck; how do you elevate your photography and take it to the next level?<b>CONQUER YOUR FEARS AND MEET NEW PEERS at ERIC KIM WORKSHOP</b>1. …

Street Photography

The best VPNs to help keep your online browsing private

Online surveillance and data breaches are, unfortunately, an almost inevitable part of internet life. But there are things you can do protect your …

Photo Basics: Understanding the Power of “Auto ISO” and Knowing When to Use It (VIDEO)

Many of the tutorials we share are intended to encourage photographers to move their camera’s mode dial off the Auto setting, and try more advanced …

How to Turn Instagram Into a Second Career: One Photographer’s Story

I was pretty sure I wanted to talk with Eric Ward when I saw his iPhone pictures at various sites around the Web. I was <i>absolutely</i> sure when I read, …

Know Your Rights: Basics of Photographic Copyrights

At this point I have lost track how many times I have been given inaccurate counsel from other well-meaning people, such as, "Make sure you copyright …

Intellectual Property

How to Contact and Book a Model for a Photo Shoot

Whether you’ve been shooting for five minutes or five years, there will likely come a time when you’ll have to book a shoot with another person. …

Throw Away Your Best Work, or: How to Create a Portfolio

My best photos aren’t in my portfolio. Or, maybe I should more accurately say, photos that were my best at one point in time, have now been discarded …

Interviews with Photographers Annie Leibovitz and Richard Avedon in 1999

Buried in the depths of the Internet, these two interviews from 1999 with some very famous names in photography might just give you the inspiration …

How to Isolate a Moving Subject: Panning for Beginners

Panning with a moving subject is a great way to show motion whilst also separating your subject from the background. Learn how to achieve this effect …

Shutter Speed

An Interview with Photographer Joe McNally

Joe McNally is a photographer and a storyteller. The word photography comes from Greek and means to write with light. That, in a nutshell, is what …

Street Portraits 101 by ERIC KIM

In street photography, there is a sub-genre of street photos called “STREET PORTRAITS”.<p>To be honest, I kind of hate the term “street portraits”, …

Street Photography

How to Safely Retrieve Files Off Failing HDD, SSD, or SD Cards Using Free Tools

All of the drives we are using to store our precious photos and videos are not 100% reliable. Everybody should know that by now (and back everything …

How to earn $10,000 a month as a photographer

Dear friend,<p>I think the purpose of my life is to empower others, especially my fellow photographers and you.<p>If you are passionate about photography, …

Street Photography

How to Make Your Photos Go Viral

How to make your photos go viral (like a virus):<p>What is ‘going viral’?<p>Think of a virus. It spreads. It usually is spread through organisms, or …

Make money from your awesome ‘Shot on iPhone 7’ photos with Adobe Stock Contributor [Video]

While companies like Apple shoot most of their own photography and/or create their own renders, most companies rely a great deal on so-called ‘stock photography’ – photos shot on spec by photographers in the hope of licensing them to companies later.<p>Selling stock photography can be extremely hard …

Photography

500px shares RAW, a new way to shoot, edit, and sell your photos on the fly

Online photo marketplace 500px is most known for its impressive community of photographers and their respective collections of work — much of which …

Get Perfect Product Shots With An $8 IKEA Table

Caleb Pike is back with another DIY video, this time creating a super cheap product photography setup. It's clever, well thought out, and the results …

IKEA

30 Wonderful iPhone Photos Of People

Thank you to everyone who participated in our weekly iPhone photography contest. This week’s theme was “People” and we had a fantastic selection of …

Mobile Photography

My Ultimate List of Photography Videos to Learn From

My name is Chris McCann, and I’m a photographer based in San Francisco. In this post, I’m sharing a list of photography videos I’ve found that have …

Here’s how to always get perfect lighting for all your pictures

1/<p>In a studio, a photographer works to surround a person with soft, even light.<p>Rafi Letzter/Tech Insider<p>2/<p>Bounced light works much better than direct …

Photography

10 travelers reveal the incredible stories behind their most jaw-dropping photos

Some of the world's most daring travelers have scaled great heights, survived intense weather, and explored remote destinations, all to capture stunning images.<p>We teamed up with @BeautifulDestinations, which is currently one of the most-followed travel Instagram accounts, to pull together 10 …

Times Square

13 Photography Channels on YouTube You Should Follow

If you’re looking for videos to watch to quench your thirst for photography, YouTube has a great selection. If you’ve never really poked around …

5 Quick and Simple Lightroom Edits to make your Images Pop

Since its original release, Adobe’s Lightroom has grown into perhaps one of the best tools a photographer can use. Initially designed as an image …

Photographer Travels the World to Capture the Diversity of Beauty in 37 Different Countries

Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc is on a mission to capture portraits of women from every country in the world in order to shed light on the beauty that exists everywhere. A little over two years ago, at the age of 27, Noroc quit her job, withdrew all her life savings, and embarked on an …

Apple Launches an Official Smart Battery Case for the iPhone

If an iPhone plays a big role in your photography, either as a pocket computer or as a primary camera, and you suffer from dead-battery anxiety, …

Forevery Offers Powerful Image Recognition for Your iPhone Camera Roll

Clarifai, a NYC-based startup that’s developing state-of-the-art image recognition software, has launched a new free photo app on iOS. It’s called …